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Fires in the Mind: Getting Really Good

Fires in the Mind: Getting Really Good

The more I think about students and creativity, the more I come back to the same idea:   Classrooms that are supportive of creativity are supportive of learning. It all comes back to the complex (and wonderful) relationships among creativity, motivation and learning–really learning, in ways that help us use the things we learn. Classrooms … Continue reading

Creativity and Talent Development: The Beginning

Creativity and Talent Development: The Beginning

Toddlers are the most curious of beings. I’ve been spending time lately with a young girl who spent her first nine months in the hospital and several additional months tethered to a respirator. Now she is two. She still has health issues and breathes through a trach tube in her neck, making it difficult for … Continue reading

In a Creative Mood

In a Creative Mood

I’m back! Again. Interesting how time I need to spend writing and teaching about creativity sometimes keeps me from, well, writing and teaching about creativity. I’ve been busy putting the finishing touches on the 6th edition of Creativity in the Classroom and writing for another project on creativity and talent development. So I’ve had a … Continue reading